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Apolonia is a member of the community bank Santo Domingo D. Acocro, lives in the district of Acocro which is 2 hours from the city of Ayacucho.

Apolonia is married, is 55 years old and has 2 children. Apolonia has a grocery store in her home located in the main plaza of the district of Acocro. Also, she works in the growing of cereals which she sells in the city of Ayacucho.

Apolonia needs a loan of 1500 soles (USD $575), money which will be invested in the purchase of soft drinks, beer, rice, sugar, ham and candy.

Apolonia dreams of having a large shop in the city of Ayacucho and living in Ayacucho with her children.

Translated from Spanish by Laura Bobbit, Kiva volunteer.

Apolonia pertenece al Banco Comunal Santo Domingo D. Acocro, Apolonia es natural del Distrito D. Acocro que esta ubicado a 2 horas D. la ciudad D. Ayacucho.

Apolonia es casada, tiene 55 años y 2 hijos, Apolonia tiene una tienda D. abarrotes en su casa ubicado en la plaza principal del Distrito D. Acocro. Además Apolonia se dedica a la agricultura D. cereales que venD. en la ciudad D. Ayacucho.

Apolonia necesita un préstamo D. 1500 soles, dinero que será invertido en la compra D. gaseosas, cerveza, arroz, azúcar, jabón y golosinas.

Apolonia sueña con tener una botica granD. en la ciudad D. Ayacucho y vivir en Ayacucho junto a sus hijos.

Additional Information

About FINCA Peru

This loan is administered by FINCA Peru, one of Kiva’s Field Partners in Peru. FINCA Peru is dedicated to empowering socially and economically disadvantaged women in Peru, contributing to the development of their families, and building sustainable communities.

In 1990, FINCA Peru began by lending to a small group of women widowed by the Shining Path terrorist movement in Ayacucho. Beyond loans and financial services, FINCA offers business development training, personal and family development training, gender empowerment sessions, life insurance products, and financial and social literacy sessions for the children of borrowers. Visit FINCA Peru’s Kiva Field Partner page to learn more.

About Peru

  • $12,000
    Average annual income
  • 120
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    Peru Loans Fundraising
  • $61,968,575
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 2.7
    Peru Nuevos Soles (PEN) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $575 helped Apolonia apolonia needs a loan of 1500 soles (USD $575), money which will be invested in the purchase of soft drinks, beer, rice, sugar, ham and candy for her store.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
9 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
May 9, 2008
Apr 24, 2008
Currency Exchange Loss:
Jan 20, 2009